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Supportive Housing Specialist

Company: Alliance
Location: Morrisville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The purpose of the Supportive Housing Specialist is to foster an atmosphere of support and collaboration amongst landlords and providers to increase access to affordable housing and improve community tenure for the people we serve. Providers who are proficient in tenancy support skills is critical to a successful supportive housing model and to the reduction of evictions and other housing barriers.

This position will allow the successful candidate to work a schedule which will include both onsite as well as remote work certain days of the week as approved by their supervisor.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide regular training on Fair Housing and Olmstead to providers throughout Alliance's region
  • Convene a housing provider roundtable to provide technical assistance and ensure implementation of service definitions related to housing tenure
  • Coordinates and assists with housing placements for homeless individuals and families with special healthcare needs as well as those identified with TCLI
  • Provides ongoing advice, consultation and technical assistance to supervisor and senior level staff on housing matters
  • Monitors programs and providers to ensure compliance with the guidelines and regulations in the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).
  • Coordinates Alliance's and provider's activities related to, and overall compliance with, any/all housing and ADA related settlement agreements or consent decrees.
  • Provides ongoing training and technical assistance to providers to ensure compliance with all applicable Federal and local housing regulations, laws and standards.
  • Maintains records particularly related to outcomes and performance indicators
  • Remains current on housing best practices, policies and trends
  • Provides advocacy to landlords and managers who are willing to house persons with behavioral health conditions

    Requirements

    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of experience in Human Services, with at least two (2) years of experience in housing required.

    Knowledge and Skills

    This position will require exceptional interpersonal skills, highly effective communication ability, and the propensity to make prompt independent decisions based upon relevant facts. Problem solving and conflict resolution skills are essential.

    The employee must have a strong knowledge of behavioral health and intellectual/developmental disabilities, knowledge of housing principles, guidelines, laws and concepts, knowledge of housing market trends, knowledge of all guidelines and regulations in the Americans with Disability Act.

    Salary Range

    $20.08to$34.56/Hourly

Keywords: Alliance, Cary , Supportive Housing Specialist, Other , Morrisville, North Carolina

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